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Selma and Meridian Railroad ledger and journal

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1778

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of two oversized accounting volumes covering the years 1880-1885, one labeled "Ledger" and the other "Journal." The former records receipts and payments by individual or firm, the latter by date.

Dates

  • 1880-1885

Biographical/Historical note

Incorporated as the Alabama and Mississippi Rivers Railroad Company in 1850; the name was changed to the Selma and Meridian Railroad in 1864.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (2 oversize account books)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Two corporate account books for the Selma and Meridian Railroad, 1885: the ledger, which details payments and receipts by date, and the journal, which records them by firm or individual.

Provenance

Purchased from Cather and Brown Books, 1990

General

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Processed by

John Beeler

Source

Title
Guide to the Selma and Meridian Railroad ledger and journal
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500